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Audio/Video Archives - 2011-2012 Regular Session

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Ways and Means

Monday, April 02, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
It is preferred that amendments be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 9 a.m. Monday, April 2. Bills on the agenda have been heard in policy and/or finance committees. In such cases, it is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken. The order of bills on the agenda is subject to change.
Bills Added:
HF518 (Leidiger) - State-aid program rulemaking authority amended, fund allocation from overdimension motor vehicle permits amended, legislative report required on water permitting process for transportation projects, and clarifying and technical changes made.
HF2065 (Nornes) - Omnibus higher education bill.
SF946 (Erickson) - School district pilot project established to examine joint operations to provide innovative delivery of programs and activities and share resources.
SF1543 (Mack) - Medical assistance coverage provided for community paramedic services.
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Ways and Means

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Bills Added:
SF288 (Kelly) - Dental laboratories regulated, and money appropriated.
HF2958 (Lanning) - Vikings stadium bill; National Football League stadium in Minnesota provided for; Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority established; Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission abolished; local tax revenue provided for; electronic pull-tab games, electronic linked bingo games, and sports-themed tipboard games provided for; conditional imposition of taxes and collection of other revenues provided for; tax rates on lawful gambling modified; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
HF1284 (Beard) - Omnibus transportation policy bill.
HF2164 (McNamara) - Omnibus environment and natural resources bill.
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Transportation Policy and Finance

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF2973 (Beard) - Trunk highway capital improvements authorized, supplemental funds provided for flood mitigation, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Rules and Legislative Administration

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 11:00 AM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the Day for March 29, 2012
Bills Added:
HC6 (Dean) - A house concurrent resolution relating to adjournment for more than three days.

Taxes

Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Health and Human Services Finance

Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Other bills maybe added to the agenda
Bills Added:
HF2456 (Abeler) - Continuing care policy provisions amended, disability services and licensing provision changes made, home and community-based service standards established, and payment methodologies established.
HF2340 (Holberg) - Abortion facility licensure required, facility license fee set, and money appropriated.
HF2555 (Kiffmeyer) - Sunset review process changes implemented and Sunset Advisory Commission permitted to enter into contracts, and other provisions modified relating to state councils and agencies, and money appropriated.
SF1675 (Abeler) - Children and family services provisions modified, child safety and permanency reform provided including adoptions under guardianship of the commissioner, statutory provisions modified related to child support, child care provisions modified, fees modified, MFIP provisions modified, criminal penalties provided, and technical changes made.
HF1191 (Abeler) - Social worker licensure provisions modified.
HF462 (Norton) - Nurse Licensure Compact, appointments provided, and money appropriated.
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Health and Human Services Finance

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1993 (Barrett) - Advisory council provisions modified.
HF2097 (Peppin) - Child care accreditation provisions modified.
HF2060 (Mack) - Medical assistance coverage provided for community paramedic services.
HF2379 (Gottwalt) - Adult foster care home certification requirements established.
HF2232 (Drazkowski) - Department of Human Services data sharing required, public assistance fraud investigation required, and eligibility determinations required.
HF2412 (Gottwalt) - Managed care plan financial reporting changes made, an annual independent third-party audit required, and reporting requirements eliminated and modified.
HF1918 (Dean) - State health care programs restructuring and reform plan in the event of federal changes to the Medicaid program required to be submitted by the commissioner of human services to the legislature.
HF2223 (Abeler) - Alcohol and drug counselor and licensed counselor licensing provisions changed.
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Civil Law

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1536 (Shimanski) Mandatory retirement date for judges modified, and incumbency designation eliminated for judicial offices. HF1474 (Anderson, D) Judicial election districts created, mandatory judge retirement date amended, optional retirement dates created, and partial forfeiture of annuity imposed if elected retirement date results in governor appointment. *Each bill will be given 30 minutes for testimony and questions, with any time remaining reserved for committee discussion. **This hearing is INFORMATIONAL ONLY.

Property and Local Tax Division

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2927 (Hortman) - Metropolitan Council and Three Rivers Park District spending authority modified.
HF2786 (Swedzinski) - Qualifying cities exempted from 2011 aid penalties.
HF2320 (Hilty) - Carlton County; tax levy authorized for cemetery purposes.
HF2815 (Davids) - Iron Range fiscal disparities program area expanded.
HF2424 (Mullery) - Land-banked property tax exemptions modified.
HF1954 (Downey) - Counties and cities required to report additional budgetary information.

Ways and Means

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF2909 (McElfatrick) Minnesota GI Bill Program purposes expanded to include apprenticeships and on-the-job training. HF2949 (Garofalo) Early graduation education finance provisions modified. Bills on the agenda have been heard in policy and/or finance committees. In such cases, it is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken. It is preferred that amendments be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27. *** The following bills will be heard when the committee reconvenes after Session: HF2580, HF2729, HF2949, SF1528 The order of bills on the agenda is subject to change.
Bills Added:
SF506 (Shimanski) - Conciliation court civil claim limit increased.
HF1787 (Gunther) - Architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design professional licensing provisions and fees modified
HF1476 (Scott) - Prevailing wage provisions added to and modified, and money appropriated.
HF1972 (Davids) - Dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistant guest license provisions modified.
HF1975 (Drazkowski) - State government outside contract restrictions removed, and disclosure required on where contract work takes place.
SF1528 (Myhra) - Online learning parameters modified, graduation requirements modified, and digital learning provided.
HF2169 (Beard) - State agency notice to the legislature and requirements modified for statements of need and reasonableness.
HF2398 (Anderson) - Omnibus agriculture bill.
HF2437 (Smith) - Correctional facility claims settlement against the state provided for and money appropriated.
HF2580 (Loon) - Parents empowered to request school district intervention in a "Priority" school.
HF2729 (Loon) - Parent-child home program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2731 (Torkelson) - Community energy technical assistance and outreach assessment and grant required.
HF2967 (Holberg) - Equalizing factors and threshold rates updated to reflect the changed adjusted net tax capacity tax base, education and human services appropriations updated for changes reflected in the February forecast, veterans job-training program provided for, supplemental budget appropriations provided, disposition of fees modified, newborn screening provisions modified, Housing Finance Agency provisions modified, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF2171 (Hackbarth) - Omnibus game and fish bill.
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
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Ways and Means

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF2294 (Abeler) Group residential housing provider supplementary rate provided, general assistance program modified, and early childhood learning and child protection facilities modified. SF2493 (Ingebrigtsen) Legacy bill; outdoor heritage fund, clean water fund, parks and trails fund, environment and natural resources trust fund appropriations and provisions modifications. HF2754 (Howes) State Capitol repair and restoration improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. With the exception of HF2958, bills on the agenda have been heard in policy and/or finance committees. In such cases, it is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken. Testimony will be taken on HF2958. Please contact Alex Smith at alex.smith@house.mn if you would like to testify on HF2958. It is preferred that amendments be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 2 p.m. on Monday, March 26. The order of the agenda is subject to change.
Bills Added:
HF2622 (Howes) - Omnibus bonding bill.
HF2958 (Lanning) - Vikings stadium bill; National Football League stadium in Minnesota provided for; Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority established; Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission abolished; local tax revenue provided for; electronic pull-tab games, electronic linked bingo games, and sports-themed tipboard games provided for; conditional imposition of taxes and collection of other revenues provided for; tax rates on lawful gambling modified; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
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Taxes

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3

State Government Finance

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills will be considered in order listed. Action will be taken on HF2093. Any bills not finished on Tuesday will be completed Wednesday. Bills may be added to the Wednesday agenda. To testify please contact the committee administrator.
Bills Added:
HF2916 (Mack) - Hospitals and health care providers gross revenue tax credits and exemptions modified to include eating disorder treatment.
HF2850 (Hoppe) - Historic structure rehabilitation tax credit modified.
HF2773 (Atkins) - Income tax conformed to individual retirement account rollover provisions.
HF2609 (Davids) - Nursing home and boarding care home purchases exempted.
HF2093 (Sanders) - Independent contractor employee classification clarified, and contractor registration pilot project provided.
HF2032 (Myhra) - Retail sale definition modified, and motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue use clarified.
HF1107 (Kiffmeyer) - Currency, coins, and bullion exempted from sales and use tax.
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2934 (Persell) - State government and veteran affair funding provided, fund transfers provided for, various fees and accounts provided for, military burial honor provisions clarified, GI Bill program modified, and money appropriated.

Education Finance

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
There is a delete-all amendment for HF2949
Bills Added:
HF2949 (Garofalo) - General education, education excellence, special education, and other programs provided for, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Reform

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF2797 will be informational only. No action will be taken on the bill. If you wish to testify on HF2797, please contact Holly Iverson at holly.iverson@house.mn Autism Task Force Report
Bills Added:
HF2797 (Barrett) - Hospital futility policy disclosure required.
Attachments:
(3/23/2012)
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Rules and Legislative Administration

Monday, March 26, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 11:00 AM
Agenda:
Proposed Supplemental Calendar for the Day for Monday, March 26, 2012
Bills Added:
SF1420 (Kelly) - Legislative enactments miscellaneous oversights, inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors corrected.

Transportation Policy and Finance

Monday, March 26, 2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Informational hearing on Metro Transit Governance reform proposals.
Attachments:
(3/22/2012)
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Judiciary Policy and Finance

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF2614 (Mahoney) Administrative law judge and compensation judge mandatory retirement age changed. HF322 (Scott) Custody and parenting time provisions changed. If you would like to testify please contact Brian Theis or Ryan Blodgett. Testimony for HF322 will be limited to opponents who have not had an opportunity to testify previously.
Bills Added:
HF2896 (Wardlow) - Sex offender sentencing grid modification required.
HF2059 (Woodard) - Public defender representation, appointment, and reimbursement obligation provisions amended; and financial responsibility outlined for public defender cost, cost for counsel in CHIPS cases, pretrial appeals costs, and standby counsel costs.
Attachments:
(3/21/2012)
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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Informational presentations on governor's supplemental budget recommendations: -Department of Public Safety Disaster Reimbursement Deficiency -Department of Public Safety Soft Body Armor Reimbursement Bills may be added to the agenda
Bills Added:
HF2128 (Quam) - Emergency medical personnel licensed.
HF2220 (Poppe) - Unreasonable restraint of children demonstrable harm level changed.

State Government Finance

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
If not considered on Wednesday: HF2072 (Davids) Taxation, spending, and incurring debt based on market value limits clarified, terms defined, technical and clarifying changes made, and obsolete provisions repealed. HF2690 will be the Omnibus Technical Tax Bill. A delete all amendment will posted when available.
Bills Added:
HF2690 (Davids) - Individual income, corporate franchise, property, sales and use, and other taxes and tax-related provisions changed; supplemental targeting refund provided; city aid payments modified and cities exempted from 2011 aid payment penalties; technical, minor, and clarifying changes made in enterprise zone and economic development powers, and obsolete provisions eliminated; fund transfer required; and money appropriated.
Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
Presentation by the Dept of Revenue on an update on tax compliance intitiatives.
Bills Added:
HF2909 (McElfatrick) - Minnesota GI Bill program expanded to include apprenticeships and on-the-job training, compensation provided for honor guards at veteran funerals, and money appropriated.
HF2269 (Lanning) - Help America Vote Act funds determined and money appropriated.
HF2555 (Kiffmeyer) - Sunset review process changes implemented and Sunset Advisory Commission permitted to enter into contracts, and other provisions modified relating to state councils and agencies, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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